Goods train coming through Hanwell station

Goods train

Colas Rail Freight train coming through Hanwell station on the 13th September.

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Hanwell starlings

Everywhere

I think starlings are great little birds. This is part of flock that settled on the roofs at the top end of Studley Grange Road last September.

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Boston Road

Boston Road

Boston Road looking south from around the junction with Humes Avenue from 2008. It hasn’t changed a great deal in that time.

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Former entrance to the trolleybus depot

Jessamine Road

This is now the side of Lidl which was built on the former bus/trolleybus/tram depot on Hanwell Broadway. It used to be the entrance on Jessamine Road.

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Boston Place cottages

Boston Place

These cottages are early Victorian and can be found on Lower Boston Road opposite St Mark’s school. Notice the hand-painted street sign.

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A yellow ribbon for Alice Gross

Yellow ribbon for Alice Gross

The streets of Hanwell feature yellow ribbons and posters for the teenager Alice Gross who has been missing for a fortnight.

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The Bunny Park maze in 2007

Maze

This photo was taken in the middle of the Bunny Park millennium maze back in November 2007. These are young yew trees.

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The Rude Man of Hanwell

The Rude Man of Hanwell

Lowering the tone now but here is an unfortunate slip of the paint on a stick man on a shared footpath in Bunny Park.

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The Hermitage

The Hermitage

A thatched cottage is an unexpected sight in Hanwell. This is a cottage orné built by rector Dr George Henry Glasse in 1809. Dorothy Tyler, a splendid sounding Hanwellite lived there.

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St Mellitus Church mosaic

St Mellitus Church mosaic

This mosaic celebrates 100 years of the church in Hanwell. Appropriately enough its address is 1 Church Road.

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